Shaffer Elementary Profile
Address: 7961 Sangre de Cristo Road
City: Littleton
Zip Code: 80127
Phone Number: 303-982-3901
Fax Number: 303-982-3899
Email Address: gyacovet@jeffco.k12.co.us
Principal: Gina Rivas
Articulation Area: Chatfield
Grades Served: K-5
School Mascot: Pioneers
School Colors: Blue and Burgundy
Classes Begin: 9:05 AM
Classes End: 3:35 PM
Office Hours: 7:30 AM - 4:05 PM

Preschool and Kindergarten

  • Preschool Program? No
  • Full-Day Kindergarten? Yes
  • Half-Day Kindergarten? Yes
Links and Documents School Performance

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Sources of School Pride Additional Information

Mission - What is our purpose? At Shaffer Elementary, it is our mission to create a culture of kindness and compassion, and believe in the success and achievement of every child. Vision- What do we hope to become- our sense of direction? Our vision at Shaffer Elementary is to have a partnership with our community. We are moving forward with differentiated instruction that gives all students the skills they need for success in a changing world. It is our responsibility to provide a safe caring environment where all children can reach their full potential. Shaffer Elementary is committed to achieving and maintaining the following: > A clear and shared focus on student learning using common language > High levels of collaboration and communication within our learning community > Aligned curriculum, instruction, and assessment with District and State Standards > A learning environment that honors different learning and teaching styles > Continuous monitoring of teaching and learning methods with adjustments made to meet the individual needs of our community > The integration of technology to enhance our instruction. Values: - How must we operate in order to make our shared vision a reality? At Shaffer Elementary we will; > Acknowledge where students are developmentally and build upon each student's strengths > Provide a safe and caring environment which encourages risk taking > Provide a consistent, predictable routine where children are valued for who they are in a classroom of learners > Model and teach kindness and compassion with the implementation of Rachel's Challenge > Continued emphasis on physical education, performing and visual arts in our school > Differentiate instruction to meet the need of all students, thus honoring different styles and strengths > Collaborate and communicate with one another, parents and students so that we can achieve our collective goals more effectively > Continue to be lifelong learners through professional growth > Make new measurable goals each year.